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Old 10-10-2012, 03:18 PM   #53
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Originally Posted by Daithi View Post
The first trial was a jury trial. The appeal went to the Second Circuit so it was just decided by judges. Here is a better link on the case. This article also says, "[Due to this ruling] the first sale doctrine would not apply to goods made overseas." However, I don't know if this would really apply to all goods, or just copyrighted goods.
I find the implications discussed in the last couple of paragraphs in that citation (Judge Murtha's dissent) most troubling.

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US courts lost sight of what's right and ethical at least three years ago. Its just now that everything else is catching up.
It is pretty well certain that this ruling will be upheld my the current US Supreme Court by at least five of the nine justices. Corporations are specially privileged people my friend.
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